Tag Archives: Small business

Seattle anti-paid sick days spokesperson: Small businesses aren’t “real”

At Tuesday’s Seattle Chamber of Commerce* paid sick days forum, Cupcake Royale and Verite Coffee owner Jody Hall was asked several questions about the proposed paid sick days ordinance and small businesses. That seems to have gotten under the skin … Continue reading

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Who do you trust on paid sick days: actual small business owners – or corporate business lobbyists?

Compare for yourself what actual small business owners — as opposed to the corporate HR and lobbyist groups — had to say at the Seattle Chamber’s* business forum on paid sick days last night. Many local Seattle businesses have signed … Continue reading

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Nice work! Supportive businesses make Seattle’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for list

Congratulations to Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream and Cozi, voted in the Top 100 Best Companies to work for in Seattle by their employees, and also supporters of paid sick days for Seattle!

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Three ways you can help make Seattle a healthier place to live, work and shop

From the Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans: When we go out for a meal or shop for groceries, none of us wants to come home with stomach flu. Yet most of the employees we encounter in restaurants, and far … Continue reading

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WSJ article: Small business owners write in to support paid sick days

In a blog post last week, the Wall Street Journal asked readers – and small business owners in particular – to leave comments about how Seattle’s paid sick days proposal would affect their business. Since then, three commenters (two from … Continue reading

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Paid sick days: Employers in San Francisco

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 In February 2007, San Francisco implemented the nation’s first paid … Continue reading

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Paid sick days: Jobs in San Francisco

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 In February 2007, San Francisco implemented the nation’s first paid … Continue reading

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